Motion Graphics, Design, Art, Photography

Artist bio

1963 – Robert Davidian was born in Lebanon to a Lebanese/Armenian father and a German mother, whom he at a very young age already started delighting with drawing and sketches.

1975 – The civil war caused the family to move first to Morocco, then to London, where Robert finished his high school and studied Art.

1984 – Robert explored various avenues of artistic work in Milan, Paris, Tokyo, and Hamburg. Being photographed as a model, he turned the camera on others and it became one of his favorite mediums to express himself.

2000 – Having added Motion Graphic Design to his repertoire in Hamburg and later for BMW Design Center in Munich, he chose the epicenter of film industry as his new home: Hollywood, where he worked for 16 years, making trailers for commercials and block buster movies, such as Star Trek, Transformers, Spider-man, Fantastic four and many more.

2014 – He combined his passion for digital graphics with traditional artistic creation and designed his first piece of Art.

2015 – Robert moved back to his roots – geographically to Lebanon and the UAE, and fully immersed himself in the Arts.

His work is, of course influenced by his long career in graphic design, and also reflects the different environments he lived in.

Nov 2015 – Robert introduced himself to the Middle East at a charity event organized by Action Care, involved with care and education of children in Lebanon, the UAE, Jordan, Syria…

December 10th – 13th 2015 – Solo exhibition “Fluidity in numbers” at Urban Tribe Events Gallery in Al Quoz, Dubai

April 1st – August 31st 2016 – Solo exhibition “Puzzled by numbers” at FourPoints Sheraton Z Gallery, Dubai

November 28th – 12th December 2016 – Solo exhibition “Tasawwar” at Artissima

Gallery, Al Quoz, Dubai, under the patronage of H.E. Sheikha Hind Al Qassimsi

January 5th – 16th 2017 – Solo exhibition “en-vision” at “The Club”, Abu Dhabi

20th-31st January solo Exhibition “en-vision at the Matozian Gallery , Lebanon

February 17th -23rd 2017 – Participation in the RAK Fine Arts Festival

April 12th – 15th – Exhibition at World Art Dubai

April 20th – May 20th 2017 – Joint photography exhibition at CITIZEN E Gallery, Design district, Dubai

May 22nd-25th 2017 – Exhibition at INDEX Design Series 2017, Dubai Trade Center

June 30th – July 2nd 2017 – Exhibition at Malaga Art Fair

May 17th 2017 – Group exhibition at Art Hub, Trade Center Mall, Abu Dhabi   

Feb 2018 – Group exhibition at Whitney Amsterdam Gallery, Chelsea, New York

February 17th -23rd 2017 – Participation in the RAK Fine Arts Festival

April 2018 – Exhibition at World Art Dubai

September 20th – 27th 2018 – Solo exhibition at Studio Seven Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE

October 19th-23rd 2018 Art Shopping, Carousel du Louvre, Paris

His collections range from acrylics, mixed media and photography up to commissioned murals. His international clientele includes art-lovers in the UAE, Germany, Los Angeles, London and Switzerland, as well as hotels and restaurants across the Middle East.